University Of Essex, Ph.D.
Holly Crawford is cross media artist, behavioral scientist, economist and art historian. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Essex in Art History and Theory, B.A and M.A. in Economics and M.S. in Behavioral Science from UCLA. From 2004-2006, she was a non-clinical Fellow at NYU Medical School Psychoanalytic Center. Her art and poetry (www.art-poetry.info) give new meanings and draws categories themselves into question through transformative juxtapositions. Her projects include: Offerings (Ars Electronica, (.net Participant); Open Adoption, The Road, Hyphens, Voice Over and My I have your autograph? Many projects are ongoing, site specific and participatory. Publications: Attached to the Mouse, 2006 and catalogue essay, “Disney and Pop” in Once Upon a Time Walt Disney Studio; Artistic Bedfellows, edited, 2008. Projects: Critical Conversations in a Limo, NY 2006, 2007 in Melbourne (MIAF) & San Francisco (The LAB), Flatland Limo, NYC 2008. Some projects are produced and curated through AC (Art Currents)which she created and directs, www.artcurrents.org AC Direct & AC Chapel are the new spaces in Chelsea. AC Institute office and archive are also now housed there. She taught art at UCLA and SVA.